Dec 19, 2012 11:00am PST
the massacre in connecticut. vetoing john boehner's plan b. if current negotiations fall through. >> it actually means a tax increase for millions of working families across the country at the same time as folks like me would be getting a tax break. that violates the core principals that were debated during the course of this election. i'm going to continue to talk to the speaker and the other leaders in congress, but ultimately they have to make sure the middle class taxes do not go up and that we have a balanced responsible package of deficit reduck. it's hard for them to say yes to me. but at some point they have got to take me out of it. think about their voters. >> let me bring in the senior editor mark murray. the headline on our first read this morning was the question, what is boehner doing? he is expected to speak in about 15 minutes to i guess counter what we heard from the president. what is this plan b and why is he attempting to push a vote as we understand it, he may not have all the votes needed in the senate as the white house pointed out? >> plan b is defined as
Dec 20, 2012 11:00am PST
, meaningful contributions following the tragedy in newtown, connecticut. supporters have said that they would support new restrictions on guns including assault weapons and high ammunition clips. do you think the nra will support any gun control legislation? go to facebook.come/newsnation to cast that vote. thank you so m we'll see you tomorrow, friday. "the cycle" is up next.
Dec 21, 2012 11:00am PST
know from the congressman from connecticut, mr. huelskamp who was apparently speaking for the far right as he spoke during the day today, he's saying this is definitely a spending problem. well if you say it's only a spending problem, or if you say it's only a revenue problem, you are not contributing to the solution. it's both a spending and a revenue problem. and the fact of the matter is the major part as we move towards 2020, the major portion of the debt of this country is going to be 40 to 45% based upon the tax cuts of 2001 and 2003. that does not make any sense. we'll have no growth if we go over the cliff january 1st, people not only in the middle class but all people are going see the differences and what their plan b yesterday was a disaster because it took from kids, it took from seniors, it took from the very programs that we need day in and day out and said this is why we'll give the upper income between 450, 400,000 as the president recommended to a million dollars they will get this tax cut on the backs of those people. and i'm not going to vote for that. i'll tell you h